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First Details on Batman: Arkham Origins, Out Oct. 25

The next chapter in Rocksteady's Batman series is coming. Batman: Arkham Origins is the subject of next month's Game Informer Cover, and it's on its way to the PS3, Xbox360 and Wii U on October 25th, along with a companion title on the PS Vita and 3Ds. Next-gen consoles remain a question mark.


Sony announces PlayStation 4 console

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Sony has announced its next-generation gaming console - the PlayStation 4 - at an event in New York. Its new hardware is designed to offer superior graphics as well as new social features including the sharing of recorded gameplay clips. It will succeed the PlayStation 3, which went on sale in 2006 and has sold about 75 million units. The PS4 will eventually compete against Microsoft's still-to-be-unveiled Xbox 360 successor and Nintendo's Wii U.


Nintendo Cuts FY 2013 Sales Projections By 17% Based On Sluggish Wii U Sales

After only selling 3.06 million units of the Wii U console through December 2012, Nintendo is cutting its sales projections for FY 2013 by 17 percent.


Wii U outpaces Wii’s sales numbers but still falls behind Xbox

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Nintendo’s Wii U sold more than 460,000 units in December — enough to outpace the sales of its predecessor but not enough to take the top spot in video-game console sales. The Wii U figures, released by Nintendo on Thursday night, are from the NPD Group’s December report on the video-game industry as a whole.


'Skylanders Giants' Wii U Review: The Definitive Version

It's the little things like better graphics and the touch-screen controller that make Skylanders Giants on Wii U the best version.


'Wii U' Doom And Gloom Continues, But For Nintendo Content Is King

The Wii U has been written off as under-powered and not truly "next-gen" but critics fail to take into account the broader Nintendo strategy.


Nintendo Wii U Consoles Sold Out, Already Selling For Over $500 On Ebay

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One reason some people waited in long lines to be the first to get the new Nintendo Wii U console has nothing to do with the games. With Wii U devices all but guaranteed to be sold out at retailers around the world this Christmas, some buyers immediately put their new consoles on Ebay. Wii Us are already selling for over $500 on the site. There were well over 2,500 consoles listed on the world’s largest auction site just hours after it went on sale on November 18 at the Nintendo World store in New York City and around the globe.


Nintendo's Wii U Tests Hardware Strategy

Nintendo's Wii U hits stores this weekend, testing the videogame giant's strategy of pushing pricey hardware in a videogame market increasingly geared toward mobile gadgets.


Critic’s Notebook: Nintendo’s Wii U, With New Touch-Screen Controller

The Wii U’s main selling point is a new touch-screen controller that is a cross between the iPad Mini and a traditional video game controller.


Nintendo drops price of Wii to $130 in U.S.

Nintendo announced Monday that it is dropping the price of its Wii console to $130 in the United States as it prepares to sell the next-generation Wii U in a little over a month.


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